Communication Studies


Department of Communication Studies

Communication Studies seeks to understand communication and to improve its practice in a variety of relationships. We focus on two person and family communication, communication in small groups and in large organizations, communication across communities, the nature of language and symbols, and the nature of argument and persuasion in political settings and in social movements. We are a department recognized for its world-renowned researchers, top-ranked graduate programs, and award-winning teachers. 

$6.3 M

Grant Funding in ‘21-‘22


Current Ph.D./MA Students


Courses Offered in ’21-‘22


Texas Speech Team

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Spring 2023 Commencement

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Honors Day '23

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Texas Speech Wins!

Moody College Texas Speech wins the 2023 national team championship

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